Almost a man -- Not much of a farmer -- No future for a handy man -- Waste of a good mechanic -- Late start -- "It can't be done!" -- Bad news -- Worse news -- Worst news of all -- One last chance -- No man can do three jobs Topics: Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825, Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825
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